Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Confirmation: Weekly News & Notes

*Ellis Marsalis' recent concert at the Folly Theater is reviewed by Kristin Shafel.

*Terry Teachout recalls a George Shearing performance in Kansas City in his tribute to the late pianist.

*Jeff Harshbarger is among the musicians quoted in a profile of Michael Stover.

*KCJazzLark suggests that Kansas City's jazz musicians are the equal of those in any city.

*The three videos of Julian Lage's performance at the Blue Room uploaded by Steve Paul lend extra authority to his positive review.

*Here's the latest dispatch from the Black House Improvisors' Collective.

*A Washington D.C. publication previews an appearance by Bobby Watson.

*St. Louis Jazz Notes reports that Tony Bennett will perform at the Fox Theatre on May 7.

*Tweet o' the Week: Clint Ashlock: Harlings. Tonight. 9pm. Come give me money, and I'll give you a New Jazz Order CD. It has Bobby Watson on it, so you KNOW it's good!

*From Andrew McGhie: I'll be performing at The Fishtank this Saturday from 7.30-9.30 with some really great musicians. the line up is as follows- Hermon Mehari: trumpet, Peter Schlamb: vibraphone, Karl McComas-Reichl: bass, Brad Williams: drums.

(Original image by Plastic Sax.)

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